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garlic shrimp pasta

garlic shrimp pasta - An easy peasy pasta dish that's simple, flavorful and incredibly hearty. And all you need is 20 min to whip this up!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic shrimp pasta
Servings: 2
Calories: 1130kcal
Author: Luda huang


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  • 8 ounces fettuccine
  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 tablespoons 1 stick unsalted butter, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Green onion


  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
  • Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter in the skillet. Stir in pasta, and Parmesan , about 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with Green onion, if desired.


Calories: 1130kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 798mg | Sodium: 2379mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1638IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 539mg | Iron: 7mg